IoT

February 26, 2018
Managing the Invisible Network (IoT) premium
Ah, the good old days, when things were simple. When there were a known number of devices on any government network, and the federal IT pro had a complete understanding of how to secure those devices.   Those days are long gone. Today, with the proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT), thousands of devices […]
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fking@speakerboxpr.com'
February 13, 2018
An Internet of Things Demo Jam: Architecting the Scene premium
I believe that the Internet of Things (IoT) is a popular topic, in part, because its science-fiction becoming science-fact.  IoT promises all of the conveniences of “The Jetsons” without having to push buttons, while threatening to produce the surveillance states of “1984” or “Minority Report”.  Unfortunately, it most likely will give rise to the annoying […]
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michael.fitzurka@dlt.com'
Middleware Solutions Architect
An Internet of Things Demo Jam: Setting the Stage premium
On October 18th, DLT competed at a fun and spirited “Demo Jam” contest during the Red Hat’s public sector annual meeting at Kingsmill.  The demo had to be live, no longer than eight minutes and had to showcase at least one Red Hat product.  We included nine Red Hat products, plus quite a few other technologies, taking […]
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michael.fitzurka@dlt.com'
Middleware Solutions Architect
January 3, 2018
3 Challenges Facing Our Nation’s Transportation Systems in 2018 premium
The 2017 “infrastructure report card” from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) painted a grim portrait of our nation’s bridges, transit systems, aviation, and more, scoring an overall “D” for “poor” or “at risk”. Unfortunately, not much has changed since the last report was released in 2013. Fixing potholes, adding new public transit lines […]
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qa@dlt.com'
September 21, 2017
What is a Smart City Anyway? premium
When you think about smart cities what springs to mind? Perhaps it’s a city app that lets you know the location of available parking spots or a transit company that can automatically re-route buses away from congested areas based on a network of fleet- or city-wide sensors. In reality, the definition of a smart city […]
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qa@dlt.com'
September 5, 2017
How to Detect a Rogue Device the Instant It Connects to your Network premium
Hackers are ruthless in their persistence and fortitude. It can take weeks or months for them to gather intelligence on your IT vulnerabilities, penetrate your network, and exfiltrate your precious data. But they know, and statistics prove this, that, for the most part, their victims have no idea that their network infrastructure is under attack […]
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Government Tech Writer
July 25, 2017
The Cyber Shield Act – Modernizing Security Standards for IOT premium
The Cyber Shield Act, commissioned by Senator Ed Markey, recommends the establishment of a voluntary program to institute uniform cybersecurity and data benchmarks for consumer devices. The goal of the bill is to improve consumer decision making from the point of purchase, standardized by industry and maintained by manufacturers – similar to an EPA energy […]
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don.maclean@dlt.com'
Chief Cyber Security Technologist
June 28, 2017
Smart Cities are a Hacker’s Playground – Here’s What You Can Do premium
It’s clear that smart technologies and the Internet of Things (IoT) are the future of our communities. But, is your agency ready for the billions – soon to be trillions – of sensors and devices connected to one another that will transform our society? The risks of a breach or attack, particularly to vulnerable network […]
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Government Tech Writer
March 6, 2017
Opening New Possibilities for Government IT in 2017 premium
For the past few years, the word “open” has been a cornerstone of government IT. Not open in terms of security, of course—that would never do—but open in relation to technology that allows for greater agility and flexibility, as outlined in the Federal Source Code Policy. In 2017, the conversation around openness has expanded to […]
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qa@dlt.com'
February 21, 2017
How IoT Enables Us to Stay Active and Stay Safe premium
Here’s the great news about all of the energy, passion and concern felt by many about politics in our country these days:  people are active! I know so many people who are becoming energized and active in new and different ways compared to 12 months ago.   With the number of marches, protests and events spread […]
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gary.danoff@dlt.com'
Senior Vice President, Cloud Solutions